The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 59 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 255 368 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.40% 6.22% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 6.52% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 174 295 163
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5550 5646 5067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4733 4457
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 87 £58,750 +6.81% 11
Gloucestershire -11 47 £57,500 +12.74% 5
Dorset +9 43 £45,750 -16.81% 9
Somerset +11 32 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Wiltshire -57 21 £65,150 +8.58% 7
Devon -13 5 £55,000 -16.98%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 136 (24.77%) Finance
2 121 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (18.03%) Security Cleared
4 76 (13.84%) TOGAF
5 73 (13.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 73 (13.30%) SC Cleared
5 73 (13.30%) Java
6 72 (13.11%) Windows
7 70 (12.75%) Microsoft
8 68 (12.39%) Oracle
9 66 (12.02%) Cisco
10 60 (10.93%) Banking
11 57 (10.38%) Technical Architecture
12 56 (10.20%) ITIL
13 52 (9.47%) Linux
13 52 (9.47%) .NET
13 52 (9.47%) VMware
14 48 (8.74%) Retail
15 45 (8.20%) Middleware
15 45 (8.20%) Data Centre
16 44 (8.01%) SOA
17 43 (7.83%) Firewall
18 41 (7.47%) SQL Server
19 39 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (6.92%) Mentoring
20 38 (6.92%) Citrix
20 38 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (6.74%) Open Source
22 36 (6.56%) Degree
23 34 (6.19%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.37%) JBoss
3 9 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.64%) Node.js
4 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.73%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.73%) MS Office
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.09%) FLEXCUBE
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.73%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.55%) Summit
6 2 (0.36%) Agresso
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.19%) SaaS
4 11 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.09%) Office 365
6 5 (0.91%) IaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.83%) Firewall
2 20 (3.64%) WAN
3 18 (3.28%) SAN
4 11 (2.00%) LAN
4 11 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.82%) Internet
6 9 (1.64%) Wireless
6 9 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.46%) MPLS
8 7 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.09%) Network Security
9 6 (1.09%) DMZ
10 5 (0.91%) VoIP
10 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.73%) PABX
11 4 (0.73%) DNS
11 4 (0.73%) DHCP
12 3 (0.55%) VLAN
13 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.55%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (2.00%) Big Data
8 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (1.82%) DB2
9 8 (1.46%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.09%) OLTP
11 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.91%) Sqoop
11 5 (0.91%) MySQL
12 4 (0.73%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.00%) JUnit
3 10 (1.82%) IntelliJ
3 10 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.64%) ERwin
4 9 (1.64%) Ant
4 9 (1.64%) Maven
4 9 (1.64%) JIRA
5 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.91%) Toad
7 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.36%) Subversion
9 2 (0.36%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.36%) Hudson
9 2 (0.36%) Gradle
10 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 136 (24.77%) Finance
2 60 (10.93%) Banking
3 48 (8.74%) Retail
4 33 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.92%) Marketing
6 18 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.91%) Local Government
8 12 (2.19%) Legal
9 11 (2.00%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.64%) Advertising
11 9 (1.64%) Electronics
12 8 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.46%) Billing
13 7 (1.28%) Law
14 6 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.91%) Publishing
16 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.47%) .NET
2 45 (8.20%) Middleware
3 31 (5.65%) CSS
3 31 (5.65%) HTML
4 29 (5.28%) XML
5 23 (4.19%) Spring
6 22 (4.01%) Web Services
7 20 (3.64%) J2EE
8 18 (3.28%) REST
9 17 (3.10%) SOAP
9 17 (3.10%) Ajax
10 14 (2.55%) Hibernate
11 13 (2.37%) JSON
11 13 (2.37%) JPA
11 13 (2.37%) HTML5
12 12 (2.19%) jQuery
12 12 (2.19%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.19%) JSF
13 11 (2.00%) Spring MVC
14 10 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.28%) Clustering
5 16 (2.91%) GIS
5 16 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.37%) User Experience
9 11 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.64%) DTV
11 8 (1.46%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.28%) BBC
13 6 (1.09%) PKI
13 6 (1.09%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.09%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.11%) Windows
2 52 (9.47%) Linux
3 15 (2.73%) UNIX
4 9 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.73%) zOS
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.55%) AIX
6 3 (0.55%) Solaris
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (13.84%) TOGAF
3 73 (13.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 57 (10.38%) Technical Architecture
5 56 (10.20%) ITIL
6 44 (8.01%) SOA
7 38 (6.92%) Mentoring
8 37 (6.74%) Open Source
9 34 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.19%) Scrum
9 34 (6.19%) SDLC
10 32 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (5.65%) Programme Management
11 31 (5.65%) UML
12 30 (5.46%) E-Commerce
13 29 (5.28%) Data Architecture
14 28 (5.10%) Data Modelling
15 25 (4.55%) TDD
15 25 (4.55%) Software Engineering
16 24 (4.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.30%) Java
2 32 (5.83%) SQL
3 31 (5.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.19%) C#
5 19 (3.46%) C
6 14 (2.55%) PHP
7 8 (1.46%) Ruby
7 8 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.28%) C++
8 7 (1.28%) Python
9 5 (0.91%) R
10 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.55%) Scala
11 3 (0.55%) Clojure
12 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.18%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 73 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.56%) Degree
4 19 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.00%) CCNA
8 10 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.64%) ISEB
10 8 (1.46%) CCNP
10 8 (1.46%) MCP
11 7 (1.28%) MCSE
11 7 (1.28%) MCSA
12 5 (0.91%) CCDP
13 4 (0.73%) MCSD
13 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.73%) GIAC
13 4 (0.73%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.73%) CISSP
13 4 (0.73%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.64%) SLA
3 9 (1.64%) QA
4 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.09%) COBIT
6 4 (0.73%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.28%) XenApp
4 7 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.28%) vSphere
5 5 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.00%) SCCM
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.55%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.36%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.39%) Oracle
3 66 (12.02%) Cisco
4 52 (9.47%) VMware
5 38 (6.92%) Citrix
6 31 (5.65%) HP
7 24 (4.37%) IBM
8 21 (3.83%) Juniper
9 13 (2.37%) NetApp
9 13 (2.37%) SAP
10 12 (2.19%) TIBCO
10 12 (2.19%) F5
11 11 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.64%) ESRI
12 9 (1.64%) Avaya
13 8 (1.46%) webMethods
14 7 (1.28%) Symantec
14 7 (1.28%) BT
14 7 (1.28%) Nokia
14 7 (1.28%) Siemens
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65K- £90K plus competitive package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Church International Ltd.
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
ITR Partners Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,670 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Highly Competitive plus benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 20 days ago